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Strongs Number: H7703


Hebrew Word
שָׁדַד
Transliteration
shâdad
Phonetic
shaw-dad'
Part of Speech
Verb
Strongs Definition

properly to be {burly} that {is} (figuratively) powerful (passively impregnable); by implication to ravage

BDB Definition

1. to deal violently with, despoil, devastate, ruin, destroy, spoil

a. (Qal)

1. to violently destroy, devastate, despoil, assail

2. devastator, despoiler (participle) (subst)

b. (Niphal) to be utterly ruined

c. (Piel)

1. to assault

2. to devastate

d. (Pual) to be devastated

e. (Poel) to violently destroy

f. (Hophal) to be devastated

Origin
A primitive root
Bible Usage
{dead} destroy ({-er}) {oppress} {robber} spoil ({-er}) X-(idiom) {utterly} (lay) waste.